Following a decision by Principle Richard Drew to make Dubai’s Jumeira Baccalareate School a School of Character.
CE has focused on its CPD offer being as flexible as possible, so it can be adapted to the needs and context of each school that it is delivered in.
“I don’t think it is a question of whether passing tests or developing my character is more important, as you can’t have one without the other. If I don’t have determination and curiosity for learning, how can I do well in tests and exams?”
“Compassion in action,” were the words that headteacher Simon Barber, used to describe the Young Leaders Award delivered by the Archbishop of York Youth Trust (AYYT).
Former Education Minister Damian Hinds will be spoke at our ACE annual virtual conference on 26th November, and recently took part in a podcast in the Jubilee Centre’s first conversations of character podcast.
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Following the development of a virtual assessment process for the Schools of Character kitemark, ACE will now be accepting Kitemark applications from schools and colleges anywhere in the world.
A School of Character is defined by the staff and school leaders that set the vision and embed character across the whole school. Equally important to the flourishment of any school or college is the management of pupil behaviour through a character-based approach.
ACE recognises the crucial role that the charity sector plays in enabling the flourishment of children and young people through the development of character. In order to recognise this a Charity of Character kitemark pilot is currently being launched.